Energy & raw materials

References in selection

Task Company Revenues Region
VP ProjectsPlant manufacturer for oil and gas industry> € 1 bnNetherlands

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

Establishing a renewables business in cooperation with an Indian partner

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

Executing an international placement procedure

LONG-TERM RESULT

The business was successful but remained a niche activity in the overall portfolio and was later reorganized

Director Legal & TaxInternational manufacturer of building materials, private equity ownership> € 1 bnGermany

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

A professional in international corporate law was required to expand internal expertise given complex ownership structure

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

A top legal attorney from a top-notch international law firm was recruited

LONG-TERM RESULT

The area of Legal & Tax evolved from being a cause of concern to being a pillar of the corporate group

Talent Management for gas utilityPower utility> € 1 bnGermany

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

Progressive establishment of new management team as part of corporate succession and introducing new positions

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

Presentation of the attractiveness of the function on the market; systematic placement in various positions across all functional areas

LONG-TERM RESULT

Very successful company performance; all candidates appointed were successful

Member of the Management BoardRegional power utility> € 1 bnGermany

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

After a period of turbulent upheaval a re-orientation of the sales and retail divisions was necessary

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

Careful sorting out of the market; appointment of a strong business executive

LONG-TERM RESULT

The board division settled down quickly; the company gained in clout

Chairman of the Executive BoardRegional power utility€ 100 – 1000 mnGermany

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

A difficult succession issue in the midst of a complex share participation scenario

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

Quiet recruitment and establishment of a convincing personality in record time

LONG-TERM RESULT

Smooth completion of a delicate transition situation; ad hoc stabilization of the situation at management level

Managing Director MarketingA family-run business in the heavy machinery industry; a world market leader and hidden champion€ 100 – 1000 mnGermany

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

The recruitment was part of a planned handover from one generation to the next

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

A professional with substantial technical know-how and proven entrepreneurial qualities who fitted in well with the family was recruited

LONG-TERM RESULT

A stable senior management team for the company has been formed which is carrying out the generational transition

Commercial Managing DirectorPower utility> € 1 bnSlovakia, Belgium

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

Filling of several commercial manager positions following construction of various new conventional power plants in Europe

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

Candidate selection and running placement procedure

LONG-TERM RESULT

The candidate was appointed quickly and established transparency regarding real figures and made a contribution to optimizing earnings